As we head into Q4, how do you keep your team and yourself motivated and energized?

Kitty cats and… what?

Personally, I'm working to stay more engaged with my team. We've grown from the ability to essentially "do our own thing and leave each other alone to work" to actively making sure we are "talking out loud" about what we are doing, our obstacles, and how we want to achieve our desired results. We have more than enough technology services to keep us connected as a team, but even though this is a busier time, I'm making an effort to have more regularly scheduled check-ins and one-on-one meetings to make sure I'm not the barrier to delivering vital information.

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Paul Wilson

Paul Wilson is the editor-in-chief of BenefitsPRO Magazine and He has covered the insurance industry for more than a decade, including stints at Retirement Advisor Magazine and ProducersWeb.